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So,what is your favorite rimfire in your collection? I have two.I have a Marlin 39a made in 1952 thats all original and shoots perfect.It has a fabulous trigger and the smoothest action of all my guns.I have won a bunch of off hand contests with this gun at my gun club.Not that I'm any kind of marksmen,but this gun helped.
The other is a Remington 540x target gun I picked up from a retired rifle team couch.This gun is a bench rest gun for me.It's pretty heavy.I can shoot a thumb tack every time with this one.I love it.
Anyone else have a rimefire that they wont part with? Lets hear about it.
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My Marlin 1897 Cowboy...the more I shoot it the more I love it.
My Winchester 9422M. Sweet gun. And exceptionally well made.
Marlin 39A, 1958 vintage. I am still getting used to the receiver sights that I recently installed after having it scoped for over twenty years. I'm amazed at how well it groups with these sights. I guess I was under the wrong impression that iron sights were far inferior to scoped rifles. I'm not saying they are as precise, just that the difference isn't as great as I had thought it would be. Glen
My favorite is the 39A, but the 880SQ, a close 2nd, is the most accurate.
There are several others, and all do well for the intended purpose. The 25N, the 10/22 with shortened stock,
and the 15YN belong to my sons. My stainless 10/22 and the MKII pistol are mine.....sometimes not!
The boys are having a ball with that MKII!
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39A.....880SQ.....15YN..... 336CB..... 1895GS
Marlin 25mn... CZ 452 Special. Remington 581 ... Love all of them.. all accurate and fun to shoot.....
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My Ruger MKII Standard model gets the most use out of all my rimfires, but as far as rifles go its my 39A with Lyman rec. sight.
My favorite that I shoot is a 1897 CB w/Marbles tang site. What a nostalgic shooter. The one that I don't shoot is a Mod. 39a DOM 1939 in 99.5+ condition. I didn't know if it mattered, shooter or nonshooter? Thought I'd throw in both.
#1 Favorite- Marlin 880SQ bedded into a laminated stock, Weaver V-16 scope. Incredibly accurate.
#2 Favorite- Ruger 77/22 stainless/synthetic with Leupold 3X9 compact scope. Light, handy, maintenance free, and accurate.
#3 Favorite- Marlin 39 TDS with Lyman Peep. Give me a brick of ammo, a few soda cans, and maybe a paper target or two and I'm set for a whole lot of fun.
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